Mario Iozzo

Mario Iozzo, archaeologist in the Superintendency for Cultural Heritage of Tuscany since 1987, is Deputy Director and Curator of Greek and South Italian Antiquities in the National Archaeological Museum of Florence. He earned his degrees from the Universities of Florence, Pisa (M.A.) and Athens (Ph.D.), and a Doctorate in Pisa and Florence. He was the Director of the Archaeological Museum of Chiusi (Siena) from 1989 to 2008.
He directed excavations in Calabria, Sardinia, Tuscany, Crete and the Peloponnesos.
A specialist in Greek vase-painting, he is the author of many articles and books, among which Ceramica «calcidese». Nuovi documenti e problemi riproposti (Roma 1994); Catalogo dei vasi «calcidesi» del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze (Pontedera 1996); two volumes on La Collezione Astarita nel Museo Gregoriano Etrusco (Città del Vaticano 2002 and 2012); La céramique grecque figurée en Italie méridionale et en Sicile (Paris 2009, with M. Denoyelle). He edited the exhibition catalogues L’enigma dell’Idolino di Pesaro. Indagini per un restauro (Firenze 1998); Materiali dimenticati-Memorie recuperate (Chiusi 2007); Etruschi. La Collezione Bonci Casuccini (Siena 2007, with D. Barbagli); Arte della Magna Grecia. La Collezione Colombo nel Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze (Firenze, 2013).
In 2010 he won the Delepierre Prize (Paris) for La céramique grecque, together, with Martine Denoyelle.

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